SVC Beats Olympic to Open League Play
Skagit Valley got off to a slow start after having a 21 day break during the holidays. Midway through the first half though, the Cardinals found their form. The Cardinals closed out the first half on a 34-16 run that put SVC in front for good. SVC started the second half off with a 38-30 lead and never looked back. They would extend the lead to 18 points multiple times in the second half before calling off the dogs.
The Cardinals were led by Gerad Davis who had a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds and Olajuwon Diggs who scored 14 as well. Point Guard Tyler Jones scored 11 points and handed out 6 assists on the night.
The Cardinals will be on the road this week as they travel to Shoreline College on Wednesday the 14th and then Bellevue College on Saturday the 17th.
Cardinals run away with 76-56 win over Centralia
The Skagit Valley College men’s basketball team beat Centralia 76-56 on Sunday on day two of the Pirate Classic. The Cardinals won both games in the two day classic.
SVC was able to set the temp for the game using there pressure style defense to lock up the trailblazers on Sunday afternoon. The Cardinals held Centralia to 33% shooting from the floor they also had a season high 51 rebounds on the game. “Our guys were dialed in defensively,” said coach Brock Veltri. “We did a very good job limiting them to one shot per possession” Veltri added.
Gerad Davis led the Cardinals with 16 points, while Elijah Smith had 14 and Tyler Jones 13. The win improves the Cardinals record to 5-1 on the young season.
2014 Summer Cardinal Camp
The Skagit Valley College Basketball Program is hosting two different sessions of Cardinal Basketball Camp this summer
Session 1 will be June 23-26. The camp is for 3rd graders through high school campers. It offers quality skill development and individual instruction on fundamentals from the Cardinals coaching staff and players.
Session 1 begins at 9:00 a.m. each morning beginning on Monday June 23rd, and ends at 4:00 p.m. daily, ending on Thursday June 26th. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $175 per camper.
Session 2 will be July 14-17. The camp is for 3rd graders through high school campers. It offers quality skill development and individual instruction on fundamentals from the Cardinals coaching staff and players.
Session 2 begins at 9:00 a.m. each morning beginning on Monday July 14th, and ends at 4:00 p.m. daily, ending on Thursday July 17th. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $175 per camper.
For more information please contact Brock Veltri in the Cardinal Basketball Office at 360-416-7684 (office) or E-mail at email@example.com. Registration forms can be downloaded using the following link http://www.skagit.edu/image_upload/Camp_Brochure_14%281%29.pdf